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ostentatious
Definition:
Fond of, or evincing, ostentation; unduly conspicuous; pretentious; boastful.

Synonyms:

adjective
affected
insincere, self-conscious, put-on, campy, false, counterfeit, Counterfeited, high falutin', studied, overdone, pedantic, hollow, apish, shallow, ostentatious, gone hollywood, spurious, stiff, hammy, melodramatic, ham, phony, schmaltzy, precious, sham*, unnatural, superficial, awkward, simulated, pretended, feigned, faked, conceited, artificial, fraud*, assumed, contrived, Imitated, playacting, stilted.
all
ostentatious, pretentious.
blatant
impudent, flashy, crying, clear, outright, barefaced, unmitigated, protrusive, glitzy, screaming, showy, naked, brassy, sheer, snazzy, unabashed, Flaunting, glaring, bald, prominent, overbold, meretricious, unblushing, shameless, arrant, overt, pronounced, plain, flagrant.
bombastic
histrionic, Euphuistic, orotund, verbose, highfalutin, swollen, rhapsodic, stuffed shirt, big-talking, declamatory, ranting, aureate, high-flown, sonorous, turgid, wordy, rhetorical, balderdash, full of hot air, loudmouthed, fustian, windy, tumid, overblown, flowery, magniloquent, windbag, inflated.
camp
avant-garde, posturing, daliesque, mannered, pop, wild, mod, far out, in, popper, affected, arch.
dramatic
theatrical.
egotistical
vain.
elaborate
skillful, precise, minute, labyrinthine, garnished, with all the options, painstaking, Overworked, careful, complicated, labored, thorough, prodigious, fancy, imposing, high tech, sophisticated, busy, highly wrought, decorated, extensive, elegant, embellished, detailed, refined, ornate, plush, complex, with all the extras, many-faceted, posh, with bells and whistles, knotty, perfected, ornamented, luxurious, exact.
elegant
dainty, noble, courtly, stately, appropriate, clever, comely, exquisite, ingenious, chic, well-bred, simple, neat, grand, cultivated, apt, classic, genteel, majestic, stuffy, aristocratic, opulent, delicate, fine, modish, graceful, rich, handsome, artistic, polished, stylish, recherché, dignified, cultured, superior, select, choice, august, stylized, fashionable, rare, nice, recherche, effective, sumptuous.
exaggerated
inflated.
extravagant
fantastic, crazy, costly, prodigal, steep, foolish, extreme, fanciful, imprudent, unrestrained, preposterous, overpriced, spendthrift, improvident, ridiculous, profligate, exorbitant, unreasonable, bizarre, excessive, lavish, immoderate, expensive, nonsensical, inordinate, outrageous, silly, unconscionable, unbalanced, absurd, ludicrous, extortionate, implausible, exaggerated, reckless.
fancy
elaborate, custom, decorative, special, cushy, Beautifying, florid, frilly, Froufrou, adorned, resplendent, gingerbread, deluxe, baroque, unusual, spiffy, rococo, intricate.
fashionable
stylish.
flagrant
dreadful, atrocious, notorious, bare-faced, disgraceful, hanging out, heinous, noticeable, grody, obvious, gross*, shocking, scandalous, shameful, rank, undisguised, out-and-out, out and out, brazen, awful, flagitous, stick out like sore thumb, bold, enormous, striking, flashy*, capital, infamous, flaming, egregious, open, immodest, wicked.
fustian
portentous, self-important, self-centered.
genteel
wellmannered, distingue, old-maidish, prudish.
old-maidish
oldmaidish, prim and proper.
oratorical
senatorial, longwinded, stylistic, gesticulative.
ornamental
fancy.
ostentatious
exhibitionistic, spectacular, Tony, flourishing, dashing, splurgy, splashy, opulent, tinsel, loud, gay, vulgar, swank, fussy, affected, conspicuous, stilted, gaudy, showy, uptown, flashy, pompous, vain, boastful, jaunty, dramatic, theatrical, extravagant, obtrusive, crass*, rakish, highfaluting, grandiose, classy, sporty, snazzy, egotistic, Flaunted, Flaunting, pretentious, forced, chichi*, flagrant, garish, peacocky, histrionic, grandiloquent, formal, flatulent, blatant, sensational, shameless, ornate, glittery, swanky*, flamboyant.
plush
swanky.
pretentious
deceitful, false, ersatz, too-too, imposture, fake, overambitious, stilted, Impersonating, artificial, overdone, bogus, counterfeit, stagy, forged, egotistic, imitation, mock, studied, mannered, synthetic, Masquerading, affected, theatrical, posing, forced, fraudulent, showy, facade, stiff, histrionic, unnatural, pretentious, la-di-da.
proud
high-and-mighty, haughty, narcissistic, conceited, assured, self-respecting, crowing, confident, condescending, hoity-toity, more dismissive, grand, Preening, high-handed, smug, egoistic, dismissive, highhanded, huffy, cocky, prideful, vain, sniffy, proud, swellheaded, self-glorying.
restrained
reserved.
snobbish
stuck-up, high hat, uppish, putting on airs, high-hat.
stuck-up
stuck up, nose in the air, too big for one's britches, big-headed.
stylish
uptown, dressed to kill, modernistic, in the mainstream, dressed to the teeth, in fashion, voguish.
tasteless
low-down, low-down-and-dirty, lowdown.
uppish
snobby, snobbiest.
vain
overweening, pleased with oneself, swollen-headed.
noun
ostentatious
showy, flaunty, tasteless, pretentious, kitsch, conspicuous, in poor taste, splashy.
verb
ornamented
elaborate.
Examples of usage:
  1. The ostentatious display of silver, however, is bad taste at a country dinner. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  2. I was not in a position to be ostentatious, so I accepted his generous offer. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. The captain felt instinctively the approach of trouble, and frankly told the wretch, who he knew was deceiving him, that every bale of tobacco would be held until after the freight was paid over in gold sovereigns; and with an air of ostentatious authority he gave instructions to have all the muskets and revolvers loaded and ready in case they should be required. – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  4. As she came into the dreary, shabby, little room in South Harvey, with its artificial palms and artificial wreaths- cheap, commercial habiliments of ostentatious mourning, Laura Van Dorn thought how cruel it was that he should be there, in a public place at the end, with only the heavy hands of paid attendants to do the last earthly services for him- whose whole life was a symbol of love. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  5. After all, might not this interest of hers savour of ostentatious patronage? – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins

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